Palace welcomes PHL inclusion in Lonely Planet’s 2015 list

Palace welcomes PHL inclusion in Lonely Planet’s 2015 list

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday welcomed the Philippines’ inclusion in the list of travel magazine-website Lonely Planet as one of the best countries to visit in 2015. Presidential Communications Operations Office head Herminio Coloma Jr. said it is a source of pride for the Philippines to have islands and other natural endowments. “Ikinagagalak natin […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Philippine News ·
Could this windowless jet be the future of air travel?

Could this windowless jet be the future of air travel?

(Relaxnews) – The days of elbowing your way to a window seat on an airplane could be over if a new “windowless jet” concept comes into fruition. The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has unveiled plans for an Aerospace Windowless Aircraft design which would see cabin walls fitted with a ‘digital wallpaper’ transmitting footage of the […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Aquino confers Order of Lakandula on U.N. Resident Coordinator Luiza Carvalho

Aquino confers Order of Lakandula on U.N. Resident Coordinator Luiza Carvalho

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday conferred the Order of Lakandula, with the rank of Grand Officer, on United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines Luiza Carvalho. The President gave the award to Carvalho during her farewell call, held at the Music Room of Malacañang Palace. Carvalho, who is […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gina Alajar on son Geoff: He’s a better person now

Gina Alajar on son Geoff: He’s a better person now

ACTOR Geoff Eigenmann became a “better person” after getting through the challenging times in his personal life and career. Seasoned actress Gina Alajar said in a recent interview that her 29-year-old son has started to open up again to her and their whole family. “Geoff, for a time, we did not understand him. You cannot […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Charice: ‘Kung gwapo kaya ako, iba kaya ang trato?’

Charice: ‘Kung gwapo kaya ako, iba kaya ang trato?’

Despite her achievements on the international stage, singer Charice still feels unappreciated in her own country. The 22-year-old singer clarified the statements she made on her Instagram account where she cast doubt as to whether Filipinos are truly proud of her or not. “I’m just being truthful,” she said. “Ever since I started, it has […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

The San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California will hold its 8th Annual Addie Dalton Memorial Golf Tournament on November 1, 2014 at Cresta Verde Golf Course in Corona. Everyone (Bedans, their relatives and friends) is invited to the event that will help support the scholarship fund being raised by the Bedans. Tickets to the golfing tourney are […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Vegan croissants, gluten-free pasta: Europe wakes up to fussy eating

Vegan croissants, gluten-free pasta: Europe wakes up to fussy eating

(VILLEPINTE, France-AFP) – Once firmly entrenched in their traditional gastronomy, consumers in gourmet havens like France and Italy are slowly starting to demand gluten-, dairy- and meat-free diets as environmental and health concerns kick in. No-allergen pasta, vegan croissants, meatless hamburgers — “free-from” food is one of the leading trends at this week’s SIAL international […]

Beyonce allies with TopShop for new fashion brand

Beyonce allies with TopShop for new fashion brand

(LONDON-AFP) – US singer Beyonce and British high-street retailer TopShop said Monday they were launching a fashion brand for “athletic streetwear” that will be available this time next year. The joint venture, Parkwood TopShop Athletic, will include “clothing, footwear and accessories across dance, fitness and sports categories,” the chain said in a statement. Philip Green, […]

‘Fast & Furious 7′ becomes ‘Furious 7′ for April release

‘Fast & Furious 7′ becomes ‘Furious 7′ for April release

(Relaxnews) – The Vin Diesel and Paul Walker movie has a new title — “Furious 7″ — and the prospect of a new trailer arriving on November 1. It’ll be the first entry to the 13-year-old franchise to drop “Fast” from its title, though 2013′s “Fast & Furious 6″ was at one point thought to […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss

Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss

(PARIS-AFP) – Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported on Sunday. The compounds, called flavanols, were taken in a specially-prepared cocoa drink, according to an experiment published by the journal Nature Neuroscience. Over three months, 37 healthy volunteers aged 50-69 had a daily drink containing […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Jasmine Tookes presents Scandalous, the new Victoria’s Secret fragrance

Jasmine Tookes presents Scandalous, the new Victoria’s Secret fragrance

(Relaxnews) – After Fearless, the American lingerie brand has launched its latest perfume, Scandalous. Supermodel Jasmine Tookes is the face of the new scent. A sensual and sweet eau de parfum with notes of raspberry liqueur, black peony and praline, Scandalous by Victoria’s Secret comes in a studded pink glass flacon with a large black […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is proud to be a new Spotlight Sponsor of the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival from Thursday, November 6 through Saturday, November 15. “AARP recognizes the impact that stories and storytellers have in our communities and support events like the San Diego Asian Film Festival that inform, inspire, and entertain […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Reestablish your Credit.

Reestablish your Credit.

Banks and credit card companies have told us how important it is to maintain our credit, honor our obligations and pay on time, but what if we suddenly can’t pay on time, then what? What if I lose my job, and can’t pay anyone right now, where does that put me? The answers may surprise […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Nike launches Mercurial Superfly CR7

Nike launches Mercurial Superfly CR7

(Relaxnews) – Cristiano Ronaldo will debut the latest Nike soccer cleat in ‘El Classico’, the showdown between his side Real Madrid and their Spanish rivals Barcelona. Portuguese footballing superstar and current holder of the Ballon d’Or Cristiano Ronaldo will be well-shod this weekend when he debuts the New Mercurial Superfly CR7 model against the Catalan side. […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

(LONDON-AFP) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to a museum Friday, signing it “Elizabeth R” — and even removing a glove to post it. The 88-year-old’s Twitter debut came during a visit to London’s Science Museum as she opened a new gallery dedicated to the history of communication […]

Creepiest Halloween destinations include scariest place in India and Scotland

Creepiest Halloween destinations include scariest place in India and Scotland

(Relaxnews) – Edinburgh, New Orleans and Rajasthan have been identified as among the most haunting, scariest destinations in the world for getting your chill on in advance of Halloween. The list, curated by Cheapflights.com, shines the spotlight on cities that offer the best “creepy tours around the world,” deliciously frightful itineraries that take visitors through […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Halloween, Home & Garden ·
‘Ouija’ spooks N. American box office competition

‘Ouija’ spooks N. American box office competition

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Spooky thriller “Ouija” haunted the top of the North American box office, debuting in first place, industry estimates showed Sunday. The supernatural horror flick, about a group of friends who awaken an ancient spirit with a Ouija board, a game where players attempt to talk with ghosts, earned $20 million in its […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could daylight savings promote kids’ fitness?

Could daylight savings promote kids’ fitness?

(Relaxnews) – Less evening light could reduce childen’s activity levels, according to a meta-analysis by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University of Bristol in the UK that makes a case against setting the clocks back in autumn. Lead study author Anna Goodman and her team worked with 15 studies in […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
PHL, US sign agreement on labor rights

PHL, US sign agreement on labor rights

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines has taken another step in fulfilling its mandate to look after the interest and welfare of Filipinos abroad by partnering with the United States in reaching out and educating members of the Filipino-American Community about their rights and responsibilities as employees and employers. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy said the latest […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Bookshop celebrates Carlos Bulosan on Filipino American History Month

Bookshop celebrates Carlos Bulosan on Filipino American History Month

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – The book, America Is in the Heart: A Personal History by Carlos Bulosan will be the center of the Filipino American History Month celebration on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The event is sponsored by Philippine Expressions Bookshop and is free and open to the public. It will be held at Search to Involve Filipino […]

24.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Local News ·